The goals of the Smilow Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program are to provide a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach to the care of patients at increased risk of cancer, to make new research advances in the field, and to improve awareness about cancer risk and prevention through education and community outreach.
The Smilow Screening & Prevention Program brings together doctors and researchers at Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center who are focused on merging the best science with the best cancer prevention and screening programs.
The Palliative Care Service at Smilow Cancer Hospital has been providing comprehensive interdisciplinary care to patients and their families since October 2007. The service, directed by Jennifer Kapo, MD, focuses on symptom management and quality of life issues for adult patients with serious chronic progressive or terminal illnesses.
The Survivorship Clinic is the first dedicated, multidisciplinary resource for adult cancer survivors in the State of Connecticut to provide patients and their families with vital information on cancer prevention, wellness, supportive services, and the latest health research related to cancer survivorship.
The Interventional Oncology Program offers cutting edge specialized services supporting all disciplines at Smilow Cancer Hospital.
The Cardio-Oncology Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital is designed to help address the cardio-toxic side effects of chemotherapy treatment, as well as the confounding problem of co-existing cardiac disease and cancer.
The Yale Onco-dermatology Clinic at Smilow Cancer Hospital serves the dermatologic needs of cancer patients.
The Parenting At a Challenging Time (PACT) program at Smilow Cancer Hospital offers free guidance and support to parents with cancer who are concerned about the impact of their illness on their children.
The Tobacco Treatment program aims to help patients quit by combining counseling and drug treatment. The cessation program is offered to all patients being treated at Smilow.